Hiperboreea welcome Maxim Makartsev and Andrei Gandila
as a new Advisory Board and Editorial Board members!
Maxim Makartsev is a research fellow at the Institute for Slavistics (Carl von Ossietzky University in Oldenburg) and a senior research fellow at the Institute for Slavic Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences. He specializes in comparative grammar of Balkan languages and Slavic-non-Slavic language contacts in the Balkans, especially in Albania.
Andrei Gandila received his B.A. and M.A. in Roman history and archaeology from the University of Bucharest. In 2007 he embarked on his American adventure after entering the doctoral program at the University of Florida where he specialized in the history and archaeology of Late Antiquity. He received his doctoral degree in 2013 after spending one year in Washington D.C., as a Junior Fellow in Byzantine studies at Dumbarton Oaks. Currently he is an Associate Professor at the University of Alabama in Huntsville (History Department), USA.